Looking for something special just steps from the Kremlin? Welcome to Basilica, meeting point for open minded travelers and artists. Basilica hostel is part of the ensemble of a Russian Orthodox Church built in 1781 - the Church of the Silver Trinity.
Once the residence of Monks, our building was completely renovated in 2010 to become Moscow's premier hostel. Basilica differs significantly from other Moscow hostels in that it is the only to have our own private building and surrounding grounds for the enjoyment of our guests. See the video to learn more!
Staying with Basilica hostel, you experience the beautiful history of Moscow first hand. Surrounded by the old streets of historical Moscow, we are an easy 10 minute walk to the Kremlin and Red Square. You can see the Kremlin from the river bank in front of the church.
Silver Trinity Church holds important historical relevance for Moscow. The church was built with funds from the grandfather of the writer Alexander Pushkin. From the bank of the river in front of the church Tsar Peter the Great learned to sail his first ship. Nowadays you can catch a boat excursion from the dock, a great way to see Moscow.
In our gardens out back we hold bar-b-q parties daily. In the evenings our guests relax in the large garden gazebo with comfortable chaise-lounges and sofas. A great way for socializing and meeting fellow travelers.
Basilica Hostel has a large art tradition. Lining our walls are exhibitions of trendy local Russian artists.
Basilica Hostel offers the following services and facilities:
- Reception and check-in 24 hours
- Spacious and modern rooms
- Super-comfy beds
- Modern and clean facilities
- Informative and friendly staff, fluent in English
- Insider tips from our local staff
- Free Wi-Fi throughout the building
- Free luggage storage
- Bar-b-q facilities in the gardens
- Gazebo in garden in which to hang and meet fellow travelers.
- free lockers in the room and safe for valuables
- 24 hours hot showers
- washing machine and dryer
- Highest safety and security standards
- No fees for credit card payment
We offer a very large common room and kitchen for our guests to use.
The rooms of the hostel have been completely renovated in July 2010 and each room is unique. We offer both luxurious private rooms and beds in dorm rooms.
Our western management will offer you a high level of friendly customer service. Our reception is open 24 hours per day and our receptionists are fluent in English.
Our travel desk can assist you in arranging visa invitations to We offer free wi-fi in the hostel (bring your own computer).
Our address is:
Serebryanicheskiy Pereulok, 1A
The closest metro station is Kitai Gorod. Take the exit toward Solyanka Street. Follow Solyanka about 150 meters until you reach the bell tower (it's under renovation), then go further and in 450 meters you'll see another church bell tower. Take the stairs down to Serebryanicheskiy Street. Our hostel is the first building on the left. There is a sign on the door.
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 Days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the full cost of the reservation. Deposits paid are non refundable.
This is a Trusted Review. Why?
Thank you to Karina and all the staff for making our stay a comfortable one. The room was a private double with shared bathroom which was clean, large and had a comfortable bed and pillows. The bathrooms were always clean and had great hot water everytime. The breakfast was a good deal at 200 roubles and more than enough for one person. The location was a close walk to the Kremlin and central moscow and there are great shops, restaurants and cafes on Solyanka. The housekeepers were super freindly and did a great job with our laundry and one of the staff even organised our taxi on the last day and negotiated a price with the driver for us. I recommend this hostel 100%, it made for a great visit to Moscow and was the best hostel we have seen in all of Russia so far.
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